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  Last updated on Mon, 20 Nov 2017

1 boater dead, another missing in Half Moon Bay
SFGate Bay Area News Stories, Sun, 19 Nov 2017
One man was dead and another missing after an unmanned speedboat was discovered spinning in circles about a quarter mile from the Half Moon Bay harbor, according to authorities. A 17-foot Boston Whaler was spotted off of Martin’s Beach around 1:49 p.m. The Coast Guard said that a body was pulled out of the water about 5 p.m., and that a search has been launched for a second person believed to be aboard the boat. While the boaters have been identified, their names were not being released. Petty Officer Cory Mendenhall said the U.S. Coast Guard got reports of a boat “doing doughnuts” offshore south of Pillar Point. Authorities let the boat run out of gas before towing it away.
Small plane crashes into San Jose home; 3 hurt
SFGate Bay Area News Stories, Sun, 19 Nov 2017
A small airplane carrying a flight instructor and a student crashed into a house in a residential neighborhood in San Jose on Sunday afternoon, injuring all three people aboard the aircraft. The Cessna 172 airplane crashed into a garage on the 2100 block of Evelyn Avenue in East San Jose at about 3 p.m. All three passengers were transported to a hospital. Nobody in the house was injured, although several residents were home in the back of the house when the accident occurred. The garage the plane smashed into had been converted into a residential space, but nobody was there at the time.
Border Patrol agent dies after being injured in Texas, Sun, 19 Nov 2017
Authorities were searching Texas' Big Bend area for potential suspects and witnesses after a U.S. Border Protection agent was fatally injured while on patrol.
San Pablo man identified as victim in SF freeway dump truck rollover
SFGate Bay Area News Stories, Sat, 18 Nov 2017
The driver of a dump truck who was killed when the truck rolled over in a collision with a Muni bus has been identified, officials said Saturday. Cesar Octavio Trujillo-Gonzalez, a 38-year-old San Pablo resident, was identified as the driver, according to the San Francisco medical examiner’s office. The crash occurred at around 4 p.m. Friday on southbound Highway 101, snarling the evening commute traffic for hours, officials said. Trujillo-Gonzalez was pinned under a vehicle, according to the California Highway Patrol. Five individuals in the Muni bus had minor injuries. Hamed Aleaziz is a San Francisco Chronicle staff writer.
These are the worst times to drive around Thanksgiving, according to AAA and Waze
SFGate Bay Area News Stories, Sat, 18 Nov 2017
Drivers getting out of the Bay for Thanksgiving this year will almost certainly come face to face with an absurd number of other cars on the road, doing the exact same thing.